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HostaElvis Lives

Statusregistered

Originator(s)Tony Avent 1995

Origin'Peter Pan' x 'Green Fountain'

Size categorymedium - large

Plant height x width64x122 cm (25x48 in.)

Leaf length x width28x11 cm (11x4 in.)

Vein pairs 

Leaf colorblue

Variegation 

Leafgood

Petiole 

Scape 

Scape height 

Flowerlavender

Flower length 

Fragrant 

Flowering periodJuly

Fertileyes/breeder

Pod 

Ploidy 

Patents 

Info18" tall. Part Sun to Light Shade.
Wavy, tapered blue suede leaves.
Medium lavender flowers in spring.
Fountain shaped clump of blue-grey, medium sized leaves.
The popularity of our 1990 cross of H. 'Peter Pan' x H. 'Green Fountain' has skyrocketed. With unique wavy tapered leaves of blue suede, and with H. 'Peter Pan' as a parent, you gotta believe that indeed Elvis Lives! The clump spreads to 36", and is topped with nice medium lavender flowers in early summer.
A nice fountain-shaped plant with blue-green leaves & good substance; lav. flwrs.
Long, narrow blue leaves with wavy edges on long arching petiols. Very unusual form. Lavender flowers.
Long, velvety-blue leaves are held upright with gently wavy edges. Lavender flowers.

Sports'Elvis Lives streaked' sport/os

Progeny'Arctic Blast' = 'Komodo Dragon' x PP
'Atomic Elvis' = 'Atom Smasher' x PP
'Atomic Elvis Green' = 'Atom Smasher' x PP
'Blue Bayou_' = PP x 'Blue Diamond'
'Blue Cascade' = longipes var. latifolia 'Urajiro' x PP
'Blue Lazer' = PP x 'Blue Diamond'
'Caesar Salad' = ('Korean Snow' x 'Maekawa') x PP
'Carrie' = plantaginea x PP
'Childhood Fantasy' = PP x 'Blue Cadet'
'Dancing in the Dark' = 'Venetian Blue' x PP
'Deliverance' = (('Swoosh' x longissima) x 'Red Neck Heaven') x PP
'Echoes' = 'Reptilian' x PP
'Electrocution' = (('Swoosh' x longissima) x 'Red Neck Heaven') x PP
'ELP' = PP x plantaginea
'Elvis on Stage' = PP x 'On Stage'
'First Lady' = (('Swoosh' x longissima) x 'Red Neck Heaven') x PP
'Frenzy' = (('Swoosh' x longissima) x 'Red Neck Heaven') x PP
'Get Nekkid' = PP x 'Treasure Island'
'Graceland' seedling
'Homespun' = 'Fried Green Tomatoes' x PP
'Lisa Marie' = PP x 'Tiny Tears'
'Lost at Sea' hybrid
'Marlu's Carrie Lynn' = 'Little Wonder' x PP
'Marlu's Evelyn Lucile' = 'Little Wonder' x PP
'Marlu's Sandra Jill' = 'Little Wonder' x PP
'Montel' = montana 'Aureomarginata' x PP
'Predetermined' = 'Splish Splash' x PP
'Skinny Dippin' = (('Swoosh' x longissima) x 'Red Neck Heaven') x PP
'Sugar Daddy_' = PP x plantaginea
'Swinger' = (('Swoosh' x longissima) x 'Red Neck Heaven') x PP
'Triangulation' = "seedling PDN 95-349" x PP